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Veterinary Medicine in Nineteenth-Century Egypt

Alan Mikhail

Alan mikhail is Professor of History at Yale University. He is the author of Under Osman’s Tree: The Ottoman Empire, Egypt and Environmental History, The Animal in Ottoman Egypt, and Nature and Empire in Ottoman Egypt: An Environmental History; and the editor of Water on Sand: Environmental Histories of the Middle East and North Africa. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Plague and Contagion in the Islamic Mediterranean : New Histories of Disease in Ottoman Society

Arc Humanities Press, 2017

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...The Human­Animal Relationship is an essential aspect of understanding the past and present of all societies.On this topic in Ottoman Egypt, see Alan Mikhail, The Animal in Ottoman Egypt (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2014), from which...

Don’t Know Much about the Middle Ages? Towards Flat(ter) Futures of Engagement

Richard Utz

Richard Utz is chair and professor in the School of Literature, Media, and Communication at the Georgia Institute of Technology and president of the International Society for the Study of Medievalism. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Medievalism : A Manifesto

Arc Humanities Press, 2017

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...For the longest time I read these lines from Sam Cooke’s song “Wonderful World” as a simple set of hyperbolic statements to better celebrate the unique nature of the singer’s love (“But I do know that I love you …”). Over the years, based...

Adapting Medieval Narratives

Alexandra Sterling-Hellenbrand

Alexandra Sterling-Hellenbrand is Professor of German and Global Studies at Appalachian State University, USA, in the Department of Cultural, Gender and Global Studies and specializes in German medieval literature and its reception, on which she’s published several articles. Her first monograph was Topographies of Gender in Middle High German Arthurian Romance: Studies in Medieval History and Culture (2001). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Medieval Literature on Display : Heritage and Culture in Modern Germany

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020

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...My lord Hartmann von Aue, a guest of mine is coming to Lady Guinevere, your mistress, and to your lord, King Arthur, to their castle.mîn hêr Hartmann von Ouwe, frou Ginovêr iwer frouwe und iwer hêrre der künc Artûs den kumt ein mîn gast ze...

Nowhere To Run To, Nowhere To Hide? Society, State, and Epidemic Diseases in the Early Nineteenth-Century Ottoman Balkans

Andrew Robarts

Andrew Robarts is Assistant Professor of History at the Rhode Island School of Design where he teaches courses on Middle Eastern, Ottoman, and Russian History. He is the author of Migration and Disease in the Black Sea Region: Ottoman-Russian Relations in the Late Eighteenth and Early Nineteenth Centuries (Bloomsbury Academic Press), Black Sea Regionalism: A Case Study (Oxford University Press), and “Reconstruction, Resettlement, and Economic Revitalization in pre­Tanzimat Ottoman Bulgaria,” in Wealth in the Ottoman and Post-Ottoman Balkans: A Socio-Economic History, ed. Evguenia Davidova (I. B. Tauris). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Plague and Contagion in the Islamic Mediterranean : New Histories of Disease in Ottoman Society

Arc Humanities Press, 2017

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...IN THE EARLY part of the eighteenth century, a Hungarian military commander in the service of the Ottoman army recounted in his memoirs the following story he heard while over­nighting in the Ottoman town of Karasu (Cherna Voda...

Medievalism and Memory

Alexandra Sterling-Hellenbrand

Alexandra Sterling-Hellenbrand is Professor of German and Global Studies at Appalachian State University, USA, in the Department of Cultural, Gender and Global Studies and specializes in German medieval literature and its reception, on which she’s published several articles. Her first monograph was Topographies of Gender in Middle High German Arthurian Romance: Studies in Medieval History and Culture (2001). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Medieval Literature on Display : Heritage and Culture in Modern Germany

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020

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...What is now plain and clear is that neither future nor past things are in existence, and that it is not correct to say there are three periods of time: past, present and future. Perhaps it would be proper to say there are three periods...

Lewis Carroll, “Jabberwocky”

Primary Sources on Monsters : Demonstrare Volume 2

Arc Humanities Press, 2018

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...Lewis Carroll was the pen name for Charles Lutwidge Dodgson (1832–1898), the British author who penned Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland (1865) and Through the Looking Glass (1871). It is from the latter that the poem “Jabberwocky” is taken....

Australian Medievalism: Time and Paradox

Medieval Afterlives in Contemporary Culture

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...Medievalism in colonial and former colonial societies is a paradoxical phenomenon. It produces, sometimes mischievously, sometimes anxiously, the traces of an impossible history. The many reconstructions and citations of the Middle Ages...

Bram Stoker, Dracula

Primary Sources on Monsters : Demonstrare Volume 2

Arc Humanities Press, 2018

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...Bram Stoker’s (1847–1912) Dracula is, like Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley’s Frankenstein, a major icon in the history of monsters. While there are vampire narratives that predate its publication, Stoker’s creation is really the origin...

Illustration of Jabberwocky

Primary Sources on Monsters : Demonstrare Volume 2

Arc Humanities Press, 2018

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...Sir John Tenniel (1820–1914) was an English illustrator who worked closely with Lewis Carroll on both Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland and on its sequel, Through the Looking-Glass. This image was originally planned as the frontispiece...

Vivien and the Victorians

Carolyne Larrington

Carolyne Larrington is Professor of Medieval European Literature at University of Oxford, UK. She is the author of The Women’s Companion to Mythology (1997), King Arthur’s Enchantresses (2006), The Land of the Green Man (2015) and Winter is Coming (2015), among others. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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King Arthur’s Enchantresses : Morgan and Her Sisters in Arthurian Tradition

I.B.Tauris, 2006

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...The Enchantress in the Renaissance Malory’s Morte Darthur was the last substantial treatment of the Arthurian story in English for centuries; indeed Arthurian themes were going out of fashion throughout Europe. Romance, of course, survived...